“[American Journal]”

Title“[American Journal]”
Year for Search1978
AuthorsHayden, Robert [Earl](1913-80)
Paginationunpaged
Date Published1978
PublisherEffendi Press
Place PublishedTaunton, MA
ISBN Number9780871401274 978-0-87140-679-8
KeywordsAfrican American author, Male author
Annotation

Poem in which an alien tries to understand America and Americans and explain them to The Counselors. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. (New York/London: Liveright, 1982), 57-60; and in Collected Poems. Ed. Frederick Glaysher (New York/London: Liveright, 2013), 192-95. 

Info Notes

The poem was the Phi Beta Kappa poem read April 3, 1976 at the University of Michigan. It was revised for publication. 

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

African American author (1913-80)

Full Text

1978 Hayden, Robert [Earl] (1913-80). “[American Journal].” In his American Journal (Taunton, MA: Effendi Press), unpaged. Rpt. (New York/London: Liveright, 1982), 57-60; and in Collected Poems. Ed. Frederick Glaysher (New York/London: Liveright, 2013), 192-95. The poem was the Phi Beta Kappa poem read April 3, 1976 at the University of Michigan. It was revised for publication. PSt 

Poem in which an alien tries to understand America and Americans and explain them to The Counselors. African American author.